Jefferson University Hospitals

Diseases & Conditions

  • Acromegaly
    Acromegaly, a rare disorder that can lead to serious complications, can be treated with a minimally invasive procedure performed by experienced neurosurgeons.

  • Advanced Heart Failure
    Our specialists provide personal treatment for patients with heart failure, a condition that prevents the heart from pumping enough blood for the body.

  • Atherosclerosis
    Advanced techniques are available at Jefferson to treat patients with hardening arteries, known as atherosclerosis disease.

  • Atrial Fibrillation
    We have set the standard in the region for atrial fibrillation care, the most common form of arrhythmia, or abnormality of heart rhythm, through a track record of outstanding patient care, groundbreaking scientific research and the use of innovative technologies and techniques.

  • Cardiomyopathy
    Physicians provide patients with cardiomyopathy, when the heart muscle weakens, with an individualized treatment plan based on underlying causes, potential complications and your specific needs.

  • Central Sleep Apnea
    Central sleep apnea is when you repeatedly stop breathing during sleep due to your brain's lack of signals to the muscles that control breathing.

  • Chest Pain
    If you should experience a sudden onset of chest pain, you want to know right away if you are having a heart attack. For every minute a heart attack goes undiagnosed, further damage is done to your heart.

  • Coronary Artery Disease
    Coronary artery disease occurs because over time fats, cholesterol and other substances build up in the walls of your arteries to form a type of plaque.

  • Endocarditis
    Endocarditis is an infection of the inner lining of your heart (endocardium) that typically occurs when bacteria or other germs spread through your bloodstream.

  • Heart Attack
    For treating narrowed or blocked coronary arteries, we offer more minimally invasive alternatives to surgery than any other hospital in the Delaware Valley.

  • Heart Murmurs
    Our cardiologists provide personal care and attention to diagnose any unusual sounds occurring around the heartbeat cycle, known as heart murmurs.

  • High Blood Pressure
    High blood pressure is a serious condition that can lead to coronary heart disease, heart failure, stroke and other serious health problems.

  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
    Mitral valve prolapse is a condition caused when the heart's valves do not properly close.

  • Pericarditis
    Our specialists provide state-of-the-art care and support for pericarditis and myocarditis, conditions often associated with each other.

  • Peripheral Vascular Disease
    Our medical team has the specialized expertise to help you manage the symptoms of peripheral vascular disease and reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke and other complications.

  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
    Pulmonary hypertension is challenging to diagnose as it can be confused with other conditions of the heart and lungs which is why it's best to see a specialist.

  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
    A disorder characterized by abnormally high blood pressure in the small blood vessels of the lungs is known as pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), a specific type of pulmonary hypertension.

  • Scleroderma
    Thick, tight skin and red spots on the face are symptoms of scleroderma and should be treated by one of our specialists.

  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
    Our vascular surgeons are leaders in the diagnosis and treatment of all types of aneurysms, including thoracic aortic aneurysm.